As Briefmobile reported on May 10, the Nokia Lumia 928 is finally available on Verizon’s website, and for only $99! The phone’s purchase price at full retail is $499, with a two-year contract it will cost you $149 , but there is a $50 instant online rebate currently available at this time. Some of the Lumia 928’s highlights list by Verizon: Capture great photos, video and audio worth sharing • Shoot crisp photos and full HD video with a camera that uses optical image stabilization, which easily captures blur–free, true–to–life photos and smooth and steady video. • Let more light into your photos with the 8.7–megapixel camera and Carl Zeiss® wide–angle optics . . . → Read More: Nokia Lumia 928 on Verizon Website for Only $99
Verizon is not talking (what else is new), but, apparently Nokia plans to launch their Lumia 928 with or without Verizon! Some people thought it might be fake, so the guy that took the photo a few days ago, shared an “unzoomed” photo with this comment: Hey – it’s my photo and it’s legit. Took it on my way home from work – in North Oakland, CA. Took it using my 808 zoomed in on the billboard. . . . → Read More: Billboard With Verizon Nokia Lumia 928 Looking Ready To Launch
OK, no reason to get too excited…I have a Verizon Note 2 and thought this update might be a juicy one, but it was an Android Security Patch instead. . . . → Read More: UPDATE – Verizon Pushes Out Galaxy Note 2 Update
This is far from a “done-deal,” however; Verizon Communications would like to have TOTAL control over Verizon Wireless; which, now, is a split ownership with Vodafone owning 45-percent and Verizon Communications the other 55-percent. . . . → Read More: Verizon To Purchase Vodafone’s Share Of VZW For $100 Billion?
The forums at CrackBerry are buzzing about an update for the BlackBerry Z10, but only to certain customers. The update is small and does not update the version number of the software; it is still at 10.0.9.422 . . . → Read More: Verizon Pushing Out BlackBerry Z10 Update
Verizon has approved another software update, raising the build to 4.05.605.14, for the HTC Rezound. This adds Global Roaming support and a few other fixes and improvements, but still no Jelly Bean. This update should be rolling out over the next couple of days . . . → Read More: HTC Rezound Update – But Still Not Jelly Bean
Verizon, as usual, has been very tight-lipped about the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Almost a week ago, BriefMobile , gave you a Verizon link to sign-up for more information about the Galaxy S4, and today there was a tweet released from Verizon Wireless that it will begin accepting preorders tomorrow, April 25. The cost for the 16GB model will be $199.99 with a two-year contract and a $50 mail-in rebate. . . . → Read More: FINALLY! Verizon’s Galaxy S4 Pre-Orders Begin 4/25!
2011 sure doesn’t feel like that long ago, but it’s evidently long enough for Verizon to realize that demand for innovation is booming in Silicon Valley . Not quite two years after the company cracked open the doors to its San Francisco-based Innovation Center , it’s already looking to expand. . . . → Read More: Verizon expanding San Francisco Innovation Center, currently working on cross-carrier HD Voice support
Verizon likes to squeeze out every last ounce of drama with a new phone announcement and the Samsung Galaxy S4 is no exception. After a slight acknowledgement on Twitter, Verizon has finally posted a sign-up page for the Galaxy S4 . . . → Read More: Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S4 Sign-up Page Is Live!
Clearwire The wireless world seems to be in a negotiating mood today – Dish is attempting to leapfrog Softbank with a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint and now, The Wall Street Journal claims Verizon is interested in leasing spectrum from Clearwire for $1.5 billion dollars! Neither company has come forward and officially verified the offer, but Clearwire did mention a $1.5 billion offer in last week’s security filing, referring to them as “Party J” and WSJ insiders say that this mysterious party is certainly Verizon. Sprint owns approximately 50-percent of Clearwire, and their filing said they must hold more discussions between both “Party J” and Sprint before a decision can be made . . . → Read More: Rumor – Verizon To Lease Spectrum From Clearwire For $1.5 Billion